PowerLinks 06.18.15
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 06.18.15

U.S. Confidence in Religious Institutions at All-Time Low

Confidence in every major U.S. institution, save for military and small businesses, polled below historic averages according to a new Gallup survey.

How The Left Uses Deceptive Minimum-Wage Data
James Sherk, The Federalist

The real value of the minimum wage has hardly changed for half a century. You wouldn’t know that from looking at charts from the Left.

We Need a Magna Carta for the Regulatory State

Sean Hackbarth, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The regulators must be better regulated. We need a Magna Carta for the Regulatory State.

Navigating the Complex Relationship between Creation, Dominion, and Whole-Life Stewardship
Andrew Spencer, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

There is value in the created order. Humans are part of that created order, but a special part. God gave a special responsibility to humans to be fruitful and to have dominion over the earth as his image bearers (Genesis 1:26-28).

Joe Carter

Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).